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It's been in the pipeline for more than a year now, but finally Kim Dotcom's Mega is ready to share its encrypted chat service with the world. 'MEGAchat' is pretty light on features -- it's basically just audio and video calls right now -- but the famous Megaupload founder says text chat and video...

January 22nd 2015 at 5:03am 0 Comments
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Kim Dotcom has been touting development of a secure chat service for more than a year, but it looks like those plans are finally firming up. He now claims that the project will launch "soon," and suggests that it might be named MegaChat. Whatever it's called, it still amounts to a more NSA-resis...

December 29th 2014 at 4:26pm 0 Comments
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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom might have been able to reclaim his New Zealand finances earlier this year, but his ensuing legal fight against internet piracy charges has apparently evaporated that. The entrepreneur told the BBC that he' has gone through $10 million in legal costs. His legal defens...

November 28th 2014 at 3:50am 0 Comments
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If you're famous for being the most hated man in music, it might be hard to convince musicians that you're on their side. That's the problem facing Baboom, the music streaming service started by Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. Now, however, the company has parted ways with its infamous creator in t...

October 2nd 2014 at 12:23pm 0 Comments
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TiVo has taken the TV-watching to a new, insane dimension with the Mega, a rack-mountable, 24TB DVR that will cost around $5,000. That trumps its current flagship Roamio Pro's 4TB storage by sixfold and makes it look quaint in comparison. Like that box, the Mega supports six channels of simultaneo...

September 8th 2014 at 8:41am 0 Comments
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Kim Dotcom's getting his fortune back, and to celebrate, he's throwing a party. The Megaupload founder tweeted this morning that Auckland's High Court will return the cash, vehicles and property that were seized on behalf of the US back in 2012. On hearing the news, Dotcom tweeted that when he get...

April 16th 2014 at 7:12am 0 Comments
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Sure Kim Dotcom recently dropped an album, but that doesn't mean he's leaving his other projects to rot. His Mega cloud storage app for iOS just got a refresh, and it now comes with PhotoSync, which enables the app to automatically upload any new pictures you take, just like Dropbox and other back...

February 9th 2014 at 5:31pm 0 Comments
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Kim Dotcom has done it again. Two years after he rented a bunch of musicians (including Will.i.am) to promote his doomed Megaupload service, he's turned to a group of presumably more affordable artists to support his next project, Baboom. The music streaming site launched in preview mode today, wi...

January 20th 2014 at 5:53am 0 Comments
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Now that Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega is available to the public, it's finally found time to launch the iOS app it's been promising. The new app includes many of the same features as its Android counterpart, which has been available on Android for more than four months, including file p...

November 28th 2013 at 10:02am 0 Comments